International Dental Volunteer Guide

#1 von carlos , 30.04.2017 00:59

Foreword.................................................................................................................5
Get Involved......................................................................................................7
The Nature of Volunteer Activities................................................................7
Challenges for Dental Volunteers...................................................................8
Cross-cultural communication...................................................................9
Why Volunteer?..............................................................................................11
Meeting the Oral Health Needs of the Local Population...................... 12
Oral urgent treatment............................................................................... 12
Community fluoride .................................................................................. 13
Atraumatic restorative treatment.......................................................... 13
Types of Projects...........................................................................................14
Service Projects............................................................................................... 14
The Dominican Dental Mission Project ................................................ 14
Training and Education Programs................................................................ 15
Health Volunteers Overseas Program................................................... 15
The American Dental Association and
Health Volunteers Overseas.................................................................... 15
Sharing Knowledge in an
International Volunteer Program........................................................17
Get Started in International
Volunteer Dental Health Programs...................................................21
Selecting a Site and a Sanctioning Organization..................................... 21
Site-selection considerations.................................................................. 21
Assembling the Team..................................................................................... 23
Teams that work with local volunteers................................................. 23
Teams that are assembled outside the host country........................ 24
Selecting the team leader........................................................................ 24
Get Prepared.....................................................................................................25
Personal-Safety Considerations.................................................................. 25
Transportation Safety..................................................................................... 26
Safeguards for Personal Health................................................................... 26
Personal protection prior to departure................................................. 26
Personal protection in the clinical area................................................. 26
Disinfection, sterilization, and infection-control guidelines............ 27
Percutaneous exposure............................................................................. 27
Safety considerations related to water................................................ 27
Medical-evacuation insurance................................................................ 28
Photography Etiquette and Restrictions................................................... 28
Food Considerations....................................................................................... 28
Passports and Visas........................................................................................ 29
Importance of Protecting Personal Effects.............................................. 29
Selection of Dental Equipment.................................................................... 30
Considerations related to electricity..................................................... 30
Surgical Equipment and Supplies................................................................. 31
Nondisposable equipment........................................................................ 31
Disposable supplies.................................................................................... 32
Restorative equipment and supplies..................................................... 32
Toolkit for repairing equipment.............................................................. 33
Sources for Portable Dental Equipment.................................................... 34
New manufactured dental equipment.................................................. 34
Do-it-yourself dental equipment.......................................................... 34
Used manufactured dental equipment................................................. 34
Portable air compressors.......................................................................... 34
Equipment and Materials for Training
and Educational Projects............................................................................... 35
Packing and Shipping Equipment................................................................ 35
Issues related to equipment shipped separately................................ 36
Issues related to equipment and supplies transported
as checked baggage.................................................................................. 36
Practical tips................................................................................................ 36
Dealing with customs procedures.......................................................... 37
Personal Items.................................................................................................. 38
What to Expect While Serving on a Volunteer Project.....39
Culture Shock................................................................................................... 39
While You Are Away........................................................................................ 39
Handling an Absence from the Dental Practice....................................... 40
Funding and Procurement of Supplies....................................................... 40
Resources.............................................................................................................42
American Dental Association ...................................................................... 42
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention............................................ 42
Health Volunteers Overseas......................................................................... 42
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers............ 42
Bibliography ......................................................................................................43
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